PCPNDT Advisory Committee meeting held at Ramban

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RAMBAN, MAY 24-District Development Commissioner Ramban, M.H Malik, convened a meeting of District Advisory Committee of pre-conception and Pre-Natal Sex determination (Prohibition and Regulation) at his office chamber on Saturday.
During this meeting three cases for the issuance of licences for setting up USG labs in the district were taken up and instructions were passed to the members to scrutinize the testimonials of the applicants and present the same for approval in the next meeting.
DDC reviewed the functioning of the committee and directed the CMO Ramban to keep vigil on the private ultra sound clinic so that any violation of the PCPNDT act can be checked. He further told that the committee formulated for the purpose shall frequently inspect all the clinics and pharmaceutical shops in the district in order to put check on the sale of pills for prenatal foeticide as stipulated in the guidelines of the Hon’ble High Court of J&K.